taekwondoTaekwondo is the most popular martial art practiced in the world today. A modern form of martial art meaning “way of hands and feet.” It descended from ancient Korean martial arts. Taekwondo has become a global sport for people of all ages with more than 30 million members in over 156 countries. It has gained an international reputation, and stands among the official games in the Olympics.

Kelowna Taekwondo the Okanagan’s premier training center for W.T.F Olympic Style Sparring. We offer Kids & Adult classes for all skill levels and ages.

Little Dragons 3-6 YRS (1x week)

At Kelowna Taekwondo we understand that younger students have a shorter attention span. Our unique Little Dragons program, specializing in the ages of 3-6 year olds, uses interesting and enjoyable methods to engage and teach our young students fundamental life skills. This class is taught by our instructors, and is a parent participation class.

We are very concerned with the well-being and education of our students; and have a keen interest in making learning fun. We promote non-violent resolutions to conflict. Our methods help children to explore and understand conflict. As well as, learn how to act and react to the world around them.

Our Little Dragons are treated with respect and are taught to return the same respect to others. We strive to provide a supportive and energetic environment in which our students can grow mentally and physically.

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Kids Class 6-14 YRS (2 x week)

At Kelowna Taekwondo, our certified instructors’ teaching methods have been designed to ensure our young students learn quality martial arts and life skills. We first begin to build on the child’s character instead of their physical prowess. Our Instructors use the perfect balance of physical and mental training. Basic self-defense is taught as well as poomse (patterns) and one-step sparring (a repetitive set of pre-arranged self-defense techniques). Through our innovative and fun teaching methods, we teach our kids class positive life skills that will last them a lifetime.

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Adults Class 14+ (2 x week)

Kelowna Taekwondo offers adult & teen programs for all levels; we encourage the participation of all because we truly feel that adults have even more to benefit from martial arts training. We treat all of our students with respect and emphasize the positive attributes and help adults gain improved physical fitness, self-esteem, and reduction of stress.

Our adult & teen students develop sharper focus, physical fitness, and confidence, which will result in a competitive advantage in the workplace, school or in other activities. The mind-body balance of the martial artist will also help parents overcome challenges and stress that comes with raising children.

Black Belt Club (unlimited)

Kelowna Taekwondo is the Okanagan’s premier training center for W.T.F Olympic Style Sparring. Through combative training students will develop courage, advance techniques and a champion characteristic that only winners possess. They will learn how to preserver through though times and rise to the occasion. This program is designed for students who want to excel and advance in there Taekwondo training. These athletes will want to compete at local, provincial, national, and international competitions. As well as learning the Olympic Sparring techniques these students will learn weapons and advance self defense techniques. This is a class designed for Kids, Teen and Adults who are Orange belt and up and are now ready to advance there training.

TAEKWONDO assists in the development of:

  • Improved cardiovascular fitness
  • Self-confidence
  • Increased flexibility
  • Self-respect and respect for others
  • Increased endurance
  • Self-discipline
  • Improved strength
  • Improved attention span and focus
  • Improved hand-eye coordination
  • Leadership
  • Improved balance
  • Teamwork
  • Acquired techniques for self-defense
  • Self-awareness
  • Improved overall speed and reflexes
  • Perseverance and goal achievement
  • Stress relief

Register today by calling: 250.868.8690 or emailing: register@kelownamartialartscentre.com